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Emergency Marker Webinar April 2021

Emergency Marker Webinar April 2021

Join our 5 speakers of all updates on Emergency Markers with ESTA, Ambulance Victoria & Rapid Map.

Jeff Adair from ESTA Triple 000 takes us through the

-Importance of Emergency Markers
-Events that happened in Victoria between 01 Jan 2020 – 07 April 2021
-Identifies the peaks and troughs of call-out times
-The event count by agencies – Updates to the CAD system

Importance of Emergency Markers During Fire Season

Importance of Emergency Markers During Fire Season

As the weather heats up and we get further into fire season; it is also important to take every precaution possible. So, if you’re planning a trip to visit or stay overnight at one of Victoria’s picturesque outdoor locations – take the time to check if there are emergency markers in place. This handy tool Emergency Marker mapping tool lets you search the location of all emergency markers across Australia, so familiarise yourself just in case!

If you would like to talk to us about having Emergency Markers installed in an area you manage, get in touch via emergencymarkers@rapidmap.com

The Marker That Could Save Your Life

The Marker That Could Save Your Life

What are Emergency Markers and how can it save your life?

Read the latest copy of the Australian Emergency Services Magazine to learn more about ESTA Emergency Markers, managed in partnership with Iconyx, a division of Rapidmap.

To view the full article, subscribe for free to AESM by clicking here and turn to pages 22 to 25.

Contact us for further information on  Emergency Markers or click here.

Hudson Pear – Invasive Cactus Species

Hudson Pear – Invasive Cactus Species

What began as a backyard plant in the late 1990s, the thorny Hudson pear cactus has spread to completely blanket 100,000 hectares of grazing land near Lightning Ridge in western New South Wales, rendering it unusable for pastoral activity and crippling the livelihoods of local farmers.
The aggressively fast-growing cactus species of Mexican origin is a critical hazard to biodiversity. With its prickly spines causing severe injuries to both humans and animals.  Likewise, projections show that if the initial infestation cannot be significantly reduced, cost to NSW could be in excess of $500 million.

What are Emergency Markers?

What are Emergency Markers?

ESTA (Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority) Emergency Markers are signs that are installed in open spaces and have a unique code that is used during Triple Zero (000) calls to respond to threatening incidents that may take place in your community.

We are sure you have seen ESTA Emergency Markers in open spaces, sports grounds, shopping centres and playgrounds before.

The ESTA Emergency Markers comes with a number of benefits which assists Emergency Services, Land Owners, Triple Zero (000) Call Takers and all stakeholders. The Emergency Markers ensures faster response times during emergency incidents in open spaces to Save Time and Save Lives.

Should you have any questions related to existing or new Emergency Markers please do not hesitate to contact us at emergencymarkers@rapidmap.com or 03 9466 5200.

User Groups

User Groups

Iconyx User Groups As Iconyx’s network of customers and partners continue to expand, we’re excited to create opportunities for our users to connect in ways that make a difference. Hosting our User Groups in one such way. Not only do they encourage collaboration and...

IoT Skills Update

IoT Skills Update

By 2020 it is anticipated that there will be 20 billion connected IoT devices.

Microsoft recently released their IoT Signals report. The results of a 20-minute online survey conducted with over 3,000 decision makers at enterprise companies currently involved in IoT. The research included business decision makers (BDMs), IT decision makers (ITDMs), and developers from a range of industries such as manufacturing, retail/wholesale, government, transportation, healthcare, and more across the globe.

Password Do’s and Don’ts

Password Do’s and Don’ts

Have you ever wondered how safe your password is? If it’s 123456 – it’s time to change!

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) analysed passwords belonging to accounts worldwide that had been breached and found the 10 most commonly hacked passwords.